Binghamton University
Department of Mathematical Sciences

Russell Ricks

Office: 202 Whitney Hall
Email: ricks (at math dot binghamton dot edu)

I received my Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2015. My advisor was Ralf Spatzier.


I am currently teaching Math 478 Section 1.


I am interested in the geometry and dynamics of CAT(0) spaces.

(See my research statement for a more detailed explanation.)

Submitted Papers

Published Papers

The last paper is a major rewriting of my Ph.D. thesis, with cocompactness hypothesis dropped almost everywhere and many proofs removed. Here is my Ph.D. thesis:

This paper came out of an undergraduate research project:


Here is my CV.

Here is my teaching statement.